The Case of Richard Sorge: Secret Operations in the German Past in 1950s Spy Fiction

@article{Partsch2005TheCO,
  title={The Case of Richard Sorge: Secret Operations in the German Past in 1950s Spy Fiction},
  author={Cornelius Partsch},
  journal={Monatshefte},
  year={2005},
  volume={XCVII},
  pages={628 - 653}
}
  • Cornelius Partsch
  • Published 2005
  • Monatshefte
  • Responding to the current public interest in intelligence work and secrecy, US News & World Report recently recalled to memory one of the most significant spies of the 20th century, the Soviets’ “great playboy spy” Richard Sorge,1 in an extended special section on espionage. A photograph of the Moscow memorial erected in Sorge’s honor in 1985 shows a larger-than-life figure walking out of the shadows, leaving behind a human-shaped opening in a massive slab of cast iron. The memorial suggests… CONTINUE READING

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